Kristen Ferguson, a physical therapist at Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s HealthLink for Children, has earned certification as a clinical specialist in pediatrics from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and the American Physical Therapy Association.
She is one of only 15 physical therapists in South Carolina currently holding the credential of clinical specialist in pediatrics. Across the country, there are 1,330 physical therapists who have earned the prestigious certification.
A physical therapist with eight years experience, Ferguson spent six months studying for the four-hour exam.
Beaufort Memorial’s HealthLink for Children offers outpatient rehabilitation for patients from birth to age 21 in Beaufort and Bluffton.